Lower the bowl to an efficient cut
When coming to the cut, reduce your
The cut should be as deep as possible. It
travel speed with the service brakes, or
should allow the machine to move at a
retarder. The transmission will downshift
constant speed, without lugging the
to 2nd speed automatically.
Decrease the cut depth if the machine or
pusher engine lugs, or the drive wheels slip.
Use 1st speed if more torque is required
at the wheels.
Move the elector to the rear. Open
the apron part way.
When the transmission shifts to 2nd
speed, push down the hold pedal.
Wheel slippage can increase tire wear
drastically. A great amount of slipping can
occur, unnoticed by the operator. Use the
Keep the engine rpm in the operating
differential lock to prevent one wheel from
range. Start the cut. Maintain a steady
speed while the pusher makes contact.